Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Clutch pedal stuck to the floor.

asked by on

My clutch pedal didn't come back up on my way home from work. I had to pull it back up with my foot and I was able to get home. Is this something likely caused by a bad master cylinder, slave valve, or seal?

My car has 198000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

It sounds like you may have a bad return spring within the master cylinder. A certified technician, like one from YourMechanic.com, will be able to inspect the issue and provide any necessary repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Went to check my oil, oil cap was broken, threaded plastic was still intact, looked like top blew off.

Hi, thanks for writing in. Excess crankcase pressure is the likely source of this problem. If one or more of your crankcase ventilation components (i.e. PCV valve, oil breather/separator, or other crankcase ventilation device) are clogged up or inoperative, then...

Q: Should I still drive my car with a bad timing belt

In your application, which is referred to as an "interference engine", once it known that the timing belt is defective in any respect, it is recommended that you do not operate the engine at all until the belt is replaced....

Q: Car title delays

I don't believe you can sell the car without the title. You may be able to get assistance from a special power of attorney for the buyer in order to sign the title for you once they receive it. If...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.